Manager, Supply Chain (BizJet)


Chula Vista, CA

Date Posted:



United States of America


HCA21: Aerostructures - Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USA

Collins Aerospace is seeking a Manager, Supply Chain (BizJet) to lead a team of procurement professionals to drive operational excellence throughout the supply base. Our team is leading the way in driving change and innovation in the industry! Join us as we take flight with the certification of our newest Business Jet programs and look to the future of sustainable aviation with several new programs launching soon!

In this role you will work in a cross-functional team with Engineering, Quality, Operations, Materials and Supply Chain professionals to ensure the team meets all cost, quality, and schedule deliverables, with a front row seat to watch as the latest technology goes from pondering to paper to production.


  • Lead a team of primarily intermediate supply chain professionals.
  • Manage the execution of processes, standards, and plans in support of program strategies.
  • Review and assess requests for proposals, negotiate prices and authorize purchase orders.
  • Ensure the uninterrupted supply of all materials to support program quality and schedule requirements through supplier relationship management.
  • Forecast and mitigate risk around continuity of supply due to capacity or sub-tier supplier challenges.
  • Drive improvements in customer satisfaction, by deploying supply chain best practices and managing key performance metrics.
  • Establish and implement continuous process improvement by obtaining direct supplier and customer feedback on the standards of service delivered by the team.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with key internal and external customers and suppliers to ensure that supply chain targets are achieved.
  • Recruit, motivate, develop, and retain an appropriately skilled supply chain team.
  • Set objectives and guide team on approach for achievement of operational results.
  • Explain policies, practices, and procedures to team and ensure adherence.
  • Problems faced are difficult and involve consideration of multiple variables.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR
  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience OR
  • In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Supply Chain experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical aptitude with ability to understand complex manufacturing processes
  • Project management skills
  • SAP knowledge and demonstrated usage
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge
  • Process Improvement experience
  • Aerospace Industry experience
  • Executive presentation skills

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Collins Aerospace’s Aerostructures business is a world leader in the design, manufacture, integration and support of nacelles -- the aerodynamic structures which house aircraft engines. Our nacelle technologies improve fuel efficiency, reduce engine noise and supply critical stopping power when an airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world’s newest and most game-changing commercial, regional and business jet platforms. And we’re not stopping there: we’re working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite and elastomeric structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we’re pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal
  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions
  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You
  • Autism Benefit
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Best Doctors, second opinion program
  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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